Barb Anderson

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    Star Tribune Runs Anti-Transgender Ad [IMAGE]

    -- Update at bottom -- Yesterday, the Star Tribune upset many of its LGBT-friendly readers by running an anti-transgender paid for by the Minnesota Child Protection League.The ad urges parents to contact Minnesota State High School League officials ahead of a meeting later this week and ask them no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Parents Action League listed as a hate group

    ​The Southern Poverty Law Center recently released its annual "Hate Map" which identifies over 1,000 groups all over the U.S. that it considers to be hate groups.Debuting this year is the Champlain-based group Parents Action League, which testified at many Anoka-Hennepin school board meetings agai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Anoka-Hennepin school board kills the neutrality policy

    Moments after the final vote.​The "no homo promo" is no 'mo. In front of a standing room-only audience, five of the six Anoka-Hennepin school board members voted to retire its controversial Sexual Orientation Curriculum policy. The so-called "neutrality policy" or "no homo promo" has been rewrit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Anoka-Hennepin school district's gay-bullying problem profiled in Rolling Stone

    ​In its current issue, Rolling Stone magazine becomes the latest big-name national media outlet to come down hard on the gay-bullying problem in the Anoka-Hennepin school district. In "School of Hate: One Town's War on Gay Teens" reporter Sabrina Rubin Erdely writes about the plight of gay studen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Anoka-Hennepin School Board holds contentious reading of revised "neutrality policy"

    Janet Boynes speaks in support of keeping the "no homo promo."​Last night's Anoka-Hennepin School Board meeting was the first time the public was able to react to the language replacing the district's controversial Sexual Orientation Curriculum Policy. The so-called "neutrality" policy's most stal ... More >>

  • News

    May 26, 1999

    The New Sexual Revolution

    Kitchen Militia moms storm the stage, AIDS activists howl in the wings, born-again virgins recite their vows, and the fight over sex education in school turns into the hottest ticket in town